Bedfordshire GP Joseph Smith called teaching staff 'morons'
Dr Joseph Smith gave feedback on his own training and forged his supervisor's signature. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

St. Boniface Hospital, a beacon of hope in post-quake Haiti
Basic medical care can be almost impossible to find on much of the island, but a teaching hospital in a hard-to-reach mountain community, surviving on private donations and grants, treats 500 patients a day, and turns no one away (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Drinking Tea May Help You Live Longer, Especially If It ’ s Green
This study strengthens the body of evidence that habitual tea drinking is associated with lower rates of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, though it cannot prove that it’s definitely the tea that’s responsible,” Dr. Jenna Macciochi, a lecturer in immunology at the University of Sussex, told the SMC. However, she noted that “a body of evidence in nutrition suggests that whole diet patterns are more informative of diet-disease relationships than any isolated food or nutrient.” Dr. Duane Mellor, a registered dietitian and senior teaching fellow at Aston Medical School, Aston University, sai...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Green Tea Source Type: news

NHSI loosens leash on teaching trust
Regulatory measures placed on a major teaching trust have been lifted by NHS Improvement – but the regulator remains concerned over the organisation’s finances and cancer performance. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 9, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Ronald S. Brookmeyer named dean of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Ronald S. Brookmeyer, professor of biostatistics and expert on how statistical tools can help address global public health challenges, will become the dean of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, effective Jan. 15.A member of the UCLA faculty since 2010, Brookmeyer has served as interim dean of the Fielding School since November 2018.“I am humbled by this opportunity to advance public health at our extraordinary public university,” Brookmeyer said. “With Fielding School faculty, staff and students, as well as colleagues and communities in our hometown of Los Angeles and far beyond, I look forward to...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

TV Can Be a Good Influence on Kids' Eating Habits
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2020 -- Can television teach kids how to eat healthy? Maybe, suggests new research. Watching cooking shows that featured healthy recipes seemed to encourage healthy eating in children, the study showed. " The findings from this... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 8, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Enhance Your Interdisciplinary and Team Science Skills
Reports abound from professional societies, the Academies, government agencies, and researchers calling attention to the fact that science is increasingly an interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, inter-institutional, and international endeavor. In short, science has become a “team sport.” There is a real and present need to better prepare scientists for success in this new collaborative environment. The American Institute of Biological Sciences is responding to this call with a new program for scientists, educators, and individuals who work with or participate in scientific teams. Team science is increasingly...
Source: Public Policy Reports - January 6, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Children are TWICE as likely to choose an apple instead of crisps after watching healthy TV shows
Dutch researchers said programmes which teach how to cook dishes from scratch - such as Saturday Kitchen - could drill into youngsters the importance of healthy eating in adulthood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Dr Sheshe Appointed As New AKTH CMD
[Daily Trust] Kano -The Federal Government of Nigeria has appointed Dr. Abdurrahman Abba Sheshe as the new Chief Medical Director of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 3, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program: Changes to Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Revisions of Organ Procurement Organizations Conditions of Coverage; Prior Authorization Process and Requirements for Certain Covered Outpatient Department Services; Potential Changes to the Laboratory Date of Service Policy; Changes to Grandfathered Children's Hospitals-Within-Hospitals; Notice of Closure of Two Teaching Hospitals and Opportunity to Apply for Available Slots; Correction
Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of corrections to theNovember 12, 2019 Federal Register notice with the same title. Includes technical corrections to the final rule which remains in effective on January 1, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 3, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

The preventability of trauma-related death at a tertiary hospital in Ghana: a multidisciplinary panel review approach - Oteng RA, Osei-Kwame D, Forson-Adae MSE, Ekremet K, Yakubu H, Arhin B, Maio RF.
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of the study was to determine the preventable trauma-related death rate (PDR) at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana three years after initiation of an Emergency Medicine (EM) residency. METHOD: This was a retr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Countless People Are Struggling With an Eating Disorder Doctors Can ’t Diagnose
At first, Melanie Murphy was just following doctor’s orders. Murphy, then 19, had gained weight during a period of depression, and her doctor told her she should lose some. She went from 180 to 125 pounds in 18 months—and even when she knew it was time to stop slimming down, she couldn’t shake the need to chase a goal. Without weight loss, she needed a new target. That became finding the “perfect” diet, one that was clean and pure and would keep her healthy for years to come. At least, that was how she thought about it then. These days, she uses a different descriptor: “orthorexia,&rdquo...
Source: TIME: Health - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Eating Disorder Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: Medicare Program: Changes to Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Revisions of Organ Procurement Organizations Conditions of Coverage; Prior Authorization Process and Requirements for Certain Covered Outpatient Department Services; Potential Changes to the Laboratory Date of Service Policy; Changes to Grandfathered Children's Hospitals-Within-Hospitals; Notice of Closure of Two Teaching Hospitals and Opportunity to Apply for Available Slots; Correction
Pre-publication notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of corrections to theNovember 12, 2019 Federal Register notice with the same title. Includes technical corrections to the final rule which remains in effective on January 1, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 2, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Brother John rhyme helps teach children hand hygiene
(Reuters Health) - Singing the steps of good handwashing technique to the tune of a popular nursery rhyme may help young children learn the process and fend off common infections picked up in school, a small Canadian study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical Student Arrested, Held Without Bail After Alleged Attempt to Smuggle Cancer Research to China
(BOSTON) — A medical student from China who U.S. authorities say tried to smuggle cancer research material taken from a Boston hospital out of the country has been held without bail by a judge who ruled he was a flight risk. Zaosong Zheng, 29, who last year earned a visa sponsored by Harvard University to study in the U.S., appeared Monday in U.S. District Court in Boston. He was arrested Dec. 10 at Boston’s Logan Airport on a charge of making false statements. Magistrate Judge David Hennessy ruled that evidence suggested Zheng had tried to smuggle vials of research specimens in a sock in his suitcase bound for...
Source: TIME: Health - December 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized China health medical research onetime Source Type: news

Kenya: Embu MCAs Criticise Wambora Over 'Crisis' At Referral Hospital
[Nation] The Embu health committee has admitted that the county's teaching and referral hospital has been hit by an acute shortage of doctors and an inadequate supply of drugs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 31, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

How the deaf community is preserving Maritime Sign Language
People in the deaf community in Nova Scotia are documenting Maritime Sign Language on video, including it in plays and teaching it to interpreting students whenever possible. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Profile of acute poisoning cases and their outcome in a teaching hospital of north India - Mathew R, Jamshed N, Aggarwal P, Patel S, Pandey RM.
OBJECTIVES: Aim of this study was to characterize acute poisoning and snakebite cases and their outcome in the Emergency Department (ED). METHODS: This was a prospective study done in the ED of a tertiary healthcare center. Study included 184 patie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Syrian med students trade translation services for e-learning access
(Reuters Health) - Arabic-speaking medical students in war-torn Syria are providing translation services to an online educational company in exchange for free access to videos that teach clinical processes and procedures. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Predicting bullying through motivation and teaching styles in physical education - Montero-Carretero C, Barbado D, Cervell ó E.
From the theoretical framework offered by the self-determination theory, the objective of the study was to test a predictor model of bullying behaviors based on the physical education teacher's supportive style, the students' satisfaction of basic psycholo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Enhance Your Interdisciplinary and Team Science Skills
Reports abound from professional societies, the Academies, government agencies, and researchers calling attention to the fact that science is increasingly an interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, inter-institutional, and international endeavor. In short, science has become a “team sport.” There is a real and present need to better prepare scientists for success in this new collaborative environment. The American Institute of Biological Sciences is responding to this call with a new program for scientists, educators, and individuals who work with or participate in scientific teams. Team science is increasingly...
Source: Public Policy Reports - December 27, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Teenage boys who witness their peers abusing girls are more likely to bully and fight with others, study says
Teaching young boys to respect their female peers goes a long way -- it may even help prevent violent behaviors, one study reports. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

W2-Professorship for Data Analytics in Health Economy
Location: Pfarrkirchen, Germany Job Type: Full-Time Employer: Technische Hochschule Deggendorf Young, dynamic and striving, the European Campus Rottal-Inn in Pfarrkirchen is a varied workplace and an extraordinary place for learning, teaching and research. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 26, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Jobs Source Type: news

Teaching styles in physical education: a new approach to predicting resilience and bullying - Montero-Carretero C, Cervell ó E.
The main objective of this study was to analyze student-perceived teaching styles' power to predict students' resilience and the emergence of bullying behaviors in physical education class. A total of 537 students of both sexes, between 11 and 15 years of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

W2-Professorship for AI Medical Systems
Location: Pfarrkirchen, Germany Job Type: Full-Time Employer: Technische Hochschule Deggendorf Young, dynamic and striving, the European Campus Rottal-Inn in Pfarrkirchen is a varied workplace and an extraordinary place for learning, teaching and research. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 24, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Jobs Source Type: news

Nigeria: Unhealthy Workplace Fuels Hypertension, Chronic Illness - Fabamwo
[Vanguard] The Chief Medical Director, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, Prof Tokunbo Fabamwo has called on employers and employees to make the working environment as healthy as possible. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 24, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Can Apps Make Your Kids Smarter?
The review found that apps could be particularly useful for teaching early math and language skills. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Tribute to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed (1936 – 2019)
By Nayema NusratNEW YORK, Dec 23 2019 (IPS) “When I think about Bangladesh, I think about everybody. Not everybody is enjoying Rabindranath and the great literature and culture that Bangladesh has. But I think everybody has got the right to have this experience”, deeply felt by late Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder of BRAC (Building Resources Across Communities), a unique, integrated development organization that many have hailed as the most effective anti-poverty organization in the world; who passed away December 20, 2019at the age of 83. Sir Fazle Hasan Abed. Credit: The Daily StarSir Fazle, who was knighted b...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nayema Nusrat Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Education Featured Food & Agriculture Gender Headlines Health Labour Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Chimpanzees more likely to share tools, teach skills when task is complex
(Washington University in St. Louis) A new study finds that chimpanzees that use a multi-step process and complex tools to gather termites are more likely to share tools with novices. The study helps illuminate chimpanzees' capacity for prosocial -- or helping -- behavior, a quality that has been recognized for its potential role in the evolution of human cultural abilities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Kung Fu Nuns in Nepal boost their health in the fight for women's rights
A Buddhist nunnery in Nepal defys conservative norms to teach their nuns kung fu, aiding their physical and mental health and their fight for women's rights. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A training intervention to improve frontline construction leaders' safety leadership practices and overall jobsite safety climate - Schwatka NV, Goldenhar LM, Johnson SK, Beldon MA, Tessler J, Dennerlein JT, Fullen M, Trieu H.
INTRODUCTION: The 2.5  h Foundations for Safety Leadership (FSL) training program teaches construction supervisors the leadership skills they need to strengthen jobsite safety climate and reduce adverse safety-related outcomes. METHODS: Using a qu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A year in UNISON: 2019 reviewed – part one
January How better to start a new year than by thinking about the future of the planet? We joined fellow energy unions GMB, Prospect and Unite –representing 200,000 workers in the sector – in calling for a “just transition” to the low-carbon economy needed to deal with climate change. The unions’ launched a template, which involved four key demands: a balanced low carbon energy mix; investment in skills and infrastructure; protecting and creating high-quality jobs and employment;  making sure no community is left behind. Closer to home – but still thinking of future generations &nda...
Source: UNISON Health care news - December 20, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article News Source Type: news

Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal boost their health in the fight for women's rights
A Buddhist nunnery in Nepal defys conservative norms to teach their nuns kung fu, aiding their physical and mental health and human rights. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

W2-Professorship for Management in Digital Healthcare
Location: Biberach, Germany Job Type: Full-Time Employer: Technische Hochschule Deggendorf Young, dynamic and striving, the European Campus Rottal-Inn in Pfarrkirchen is a varied workplace and an extraordinary place for learning, teaching and research. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Jobs Source Type: news

Improving Asthma Control Using the Teach-to-Goal Method Improving Asthma Control Using the Teach-to-Goal Method
An educational strategy can help improve child asthma control by teaching the proper method of inhaler use.Pediatric Nursing (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 20, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

One Woman ’s 50-Year Journey with the Red Cross
In the late 1960s, the Vietnam War was an unavoidable headline. At that time, a young woman by the name of Sue Wieting was teaching at a school near Quantico, ... The post One Woman’s 50-Year... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - December 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life 50th anniversary Careers humanitarian jobs military service SAF service to the armed forces Sue Richter Source Type: news

Val Richards obituary
My wife, Val Richards, who has died aged 84, was a scholar, teacher and analytical psychotherapist.Val was born in Whetstone, north London, to Charles Feldman, an accountant, and his wife, Ivy (nee Blaker), a teacher, and attended Woodhouse school in North Finchley. Her youth, which she spent in London, was marred by the second world war; from her early years Val was a campaigner for peace, and she later became a prominent member of CND.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 19, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Keith Richards Tags: Psychology Science Education Teaching Peace and reconciliation Global development Source Type: news

CQC lifts conditions on hospital after refurbishment work
Conditions imposed on a teaching hospital’s operating theatres because of major infection risks have been lifted following refurbishment work. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 19, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NHSE and DHSC warned over lack of beds at leading FT
A 14-day delay to surgery, caused by a lack of beds at a London teaching hospital, contributed to the death of a pensioner, a coroner has found. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 19, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Top UCLA news stories of 2019
UCLA began observing its 100th birthday this year and delivered new  advances in research, health care, the arts, community service and teaching. These are some of the top stories from UCLA Newsroom in 2019 — those which made news and engaged the community of Bruins and beyond.UCLA Newsroom will resume publishing on Jan. 2, 2020. For more, be sure toperuse the archives and to followUCLA Newsroom on Twitter. UCLA turns 100UCLA ArchiveUCLA from overhead in the 1930s.Founders of UCLA would marvel at their creationIn just 100 years, UCLA has grown into a respected center of learning, research and health ca...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 19, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Learning to teach
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - December 19, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Khan, F. A. Tags: Working Life Source Type: news

Major teaching trust lifted out of special measures
The Care Quality Commission has recommended a major teaching hospital trust, which once faced losing its heart surgery service following significant discord among its staff, be taken out of special measures. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 18, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Dr. Agarwal ’s raises Rs 215 crore from CDC Group
The eye care group, run by CEO Adil Agarwal, will target teaching 150 hospitals across the world by Fiscal year 2022-23 and touch a valuation of Rs 5,000 crore. The Dr. Agarwal ’s Hospital is targeting a daily walk-in count of one lakh across its centres by the end of its 3-year expansion plan. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - December 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr. Agarwal's raises Rs 215 crore from CDC Group
The eye care group, run by CEO Adil Agarwal, will target teaching 150 hospitals across the world by Fiscal year 2022-23 and touch a valuation of Rs 5,000 crore. The Dr. Agarwal ’s Hospital is targeting a daily walk-in count of one lakh across its centres by the end of its 3-year expansion plan. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - December 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plantwatch: What is that wildflower? And why don't we know?
Few can identify our common plants amid a lack of education and more focus on animals and birds on natural history showsHow many people know our common wildflowers? The charityPlantlife commissioned a poll by YouGov two years ago to find out if people could identify wildflowers and discovered a shocking lack of knowledge. Most could not identify, or mis-identified, the common dog-violet, one of the most widespread wildflowers found in 97% of the UK, and only 6% of 16- to 24-year-olds correctly named it. There were similar results for red clover, another common wildflower. But most people said they would like to identify mo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 17, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Paul Simons Tags: Science Environment Biology Education UK news Source Type: news

Eating Chili Peppers Cuts Risk Of Death From Heart Attack And Stroke, Study Says
(CNN) — That delicious penne all’arrabiata may have benefits that go further than putting a smile on your face, according to a new study. For many years, chili has been hailed for its therapeutic properties, and now researchers have found that eating chili peppers regularly can cut the risk of death from heart disease and stroke. Carried out in Italy, where chili is a common ingredient, the study compared the risk of death among 23,000 people, some of whom ate chili and some of whom didn’t. Participants’ health status and eating habits were monitored over eight years, and researchers found that the ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Source Type: news

Guy’s and King’s FTs move to ‘one voice’
Two high-profile teaching hospital trusts with a joint turnover of more than £2bn are forming a committee-in-common, to oversee “closer collaboration and strategic alignment”. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 17, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Growing waits at major teaching trust worry commissioners
The number of patients waiting more than a year for elective treatment at a major London teaching hospital has ballooned over the past 12 months. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 17, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Montreal high school students save teacher's life using CPR, defibrillator
Grade 11 students Massinissa and Gaya Berrouche, 16, and Leya Nahra, 17, were in school on Dec. 4 when a French teacher suddenly lost consciousness while teaching. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Mental Hospital Opens Doors in Debre Tabor
[Addis Fortune] The centre will also serve as a teaching hospital (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 17, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news